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Networking – February 2020

Awards and Honors • Rich Breshears of Breshears Professional Photography in Kennewick has earned the photographic craftsman degree from Professional Photographers of America, a nonprofit photography trade association. The degree was presented at the association’s annual convention, Imaging USA, held Jan. 19-21 in Nashville, Tennessee. Breshears has met the standards of excellence set by PPA…

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Business Briefs – February 2020

Nonstop flight helped push Tri-Cities Airport to record year in 2019 The Tri-Cities Airport reported nearly 440,000 passengers boarded planes in 2019, a new record for the Pasco facility.  Overall, the airport processed nearly 890,000 arriving and departing passengers.  The 11 percent gain was fueled in part by United Airlines’ addition of a nonstop flight…

Business Updates

Business Updates – February 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES New U Women’s Clinic & Aesthetics has opened at 35 S. Louisiana St., Suite A120, Kennewick. The clinic is a one-stop women’s health clinic. Staff…

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Business Briefs — January 2020

Teacher’s World closes in Kennewick Teacher’s World, which sold educational toys and games as well as classroom gear, closed its Kennewick store at Christmas. Owner Shannon Chiamulon will focus on her remaining store in Spokane. Both stores suffered from online competition, leading to falling sales even as costs rose. Chiamulon reached an agreement with her…

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Networking — January 2020

Promotions • Heritage University’s  new director for its Tri-City branch campus at Columbia Basin College is Martín Valadez. He was the director of workforce education at Heritage. The former Tri-City director, Marisol Rodriguez-Price, had expressed a desire to return to the professorate within the College of Education. Valadez will report to David Wise, the vice…

Business Updates

Business Updates — January 2020

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES D. Lynne’s Boutique has opened at 702 George Washington Way in Richland. The boutique sells clothing and gifts from established and locally-sourced brands. Hours: 10…

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Business Briefs — December 2019

Richland asks residents to register video systems Richland residents are being asked to voluntarily register their video surveillance systems with the police department to aid criminal investigations. The database will help investigators track down video when crimes occur in the community. Officers would ask participants in the Voluntary Camera Partnership, or VCP, to check their…

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Networking — December 2019

NEW HIRES Lourdes Health has hired Dr. Dianna Lang as a pediatrician. Lang completed her residency at BronxCare Health System in New York. She has joined Dr. Paolo deVera and Dr. Geraldine Dizon at Lourdes Pediatric Services at Road 68 and Wrigley Drive in Pasco. Stephanie Button has been hired as the executive director for…

Business Updates

Business Updates — December 2019

If your business is in Benton or Franklin county and has opened/moved/changed names in the last three months, please download this form to be included in this listing. NEW BUSINESSES Del Taco has opened at 155 Wellsian Way in Richland. The restaurant serves tacos, burritos, quesadillas, burgers and more. Hours: 6 a.m. to midnight Monday…

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Business Briefs — November 2019

Frost Me Sweet owner to compete in cookie bakeoff Megan Savely of Frost Me Sweet Bistro & Bakery in Richland is a finalist on the Food Network’s “Christmas Cookie Challenge” TV show. She’ll compete against four of the best cookie bakers in the U.S. for a grand prize of $10,000. The show airs at 11…

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